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Large Victorian on 4 Acres Overlooks Frenchman's Bay, Provides Perfect Retreat

Bedrooms 8
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

8 Bedroom Cottage, 3 Baths, Sleeps 16, 3 Decks

Large Victorian home on 4 acres overlooking Frenchman's Bay in charming coastal community of Hancock Point. This roomy house is ideal for family gatherings, providing plenty of room to be together, or to sit quietly and enjoy a good book. The large (4-acre) lot provides privacy and plenty of room for children to play, and is only 1 block from the water.

The first floor has a large eat-in kitchen partially renovated in 2011. Kitchen includes table seating for 10, two stoves and ovens, and two refrigerators. Formal dining room seats 12. Adjoining living room and parlor. Two TVs, 2 DVD/VCRs, WiFi. Screened porch. Deck on 3 sides, including large back deck with seating for 10 and view of Frenchman's Bay.

Second floor has 5 bedrooms, three w/porches. Master BR has attached bath w/Jacuzzi tub & shower. Two bathrooms have extra large clawfoot bathtubs, one w/shower added in 2009. Laundry room on 2nd floor.

Third floor has 3 bedrooms including one with view of Mt Desert Island.

Professionally landscaped and maintained gardens. Children can walk to tennis and sailing lessons and historic library.

New kitchen range and refrigerator added in 2012 and 2013.

More Details

Trish Reifenberger
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 25, 2017


Hancock Point House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Near The Ocean
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    2nd Floor - toilet , combination tub/shower , Large Claw-foot tub with shower.
    2nd Floor - toilet , tub , Large Claw-foot tub.
    In shed off Kitchen - toilet
  • 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Master- 2nd Floor - 1 queen , Private Bath
    2nd Floor - 2 twin/ single , Large Room, balcony
    2nd Floor - 1 double , Balcony, adjoins room listed below.
    2nd Floor - 2 twin/ single , Adjoins room listed above.
    2nd Floor - 1 double , Adjoining bath. Small Room.
    3rd Floor - 2 twin/ single , Quiet.
    3rd Floor - 2 twin/ single , View of Mt. Desert Id. Quiet.
    3rd Floor - 1 double , 1 baby crib , Quiet.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis Court
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • 16 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Jacuzzi
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Kitchen partially renovated in 2011. Bedrooms include 1 queen, 3 doubles, 8 twins. Wrap-around deck, screened porch, 4-acre yard for children/games.


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Large Victorian on 4 Acres Overlooks Frenchman's Bay, Provides Perfect Retreat
average rating of 4.428571 based on 14 reviews

A nice home in a quiet neighborhood

  • 4 of 5

I have long wanted to visit New England and see some of the more remote areas, so this year we rented this home for a reunion for my family. It is located on a quiet, wooded peninsula. It is a large home with many bedrooms so, despite 16 of us, it never felt crowded. There are many areas in and around the home to relax and take in the quiet surroundings. The beds are comfortable. There was adequate bathroom space with us sticking to the 3 baths on the 2nd level. Amazingly, we never ran out of hot water. The property is close to the impressively clean beach where our children enjoyed splashing in the water and looking for shells. Bar Harbor and Acadia are about 45 minutes away, with more hikes and activities than we were able to fit in. There is a small grocery store a few minutes away, but we found ourselves going to the Walmart about a half hour away for organic groceries. We visited in early June during, apparently, unseasonably cool weather. Unfortunately, my father is particularly cold intolerant. The home is unheated, but the property owner, Trish, quickly responded to my needs to get some space heaters to make our stay more comfortable. I recommend this property.

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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My Mom's bucket list

  • 5 of 5

Our stay on Hancock Point was AMAZING the house more than big enough for all 13 of us ages ranging from 3 year old to an 80Mother Grandmother. We would play tourist during the day and grill and play games baseball, badminton, Frisbee and croquet at night in the back yard. The games are already there for both indoors and outdoors and there is a lot of yard. Sitting on the deck at night was so enjoyable. The kids loved walking down to Frenchman's Bay to search for shells and to see the boats. The inside of the house was amazing the 2 stoves were great and the table was big enough for us to sit as a family and eat together.... It is close to so many things worth seeing. We plan on going back and would love to stay at this house again I would highly recommend this Victorian house. The owners are great and they keep in touch to make sure that your stay is going great.

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely home for a family reunion

  • 4 of 5

Part of my extended family stayed in this lovely home for a family reunion. The kitchen provided places for several to work at the same time, and just about anything we needed was handy. The large dinning room and living areas accommodated all 36 of us for the meals we had together. The porches were inviting and scenery perfect. All the grandchildren loved exploring the house and grounds and had no problems staying busy with their adventures. I would love to return and have more time to simply sit on the front porch!

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful For Family Reunion

  • 5 of 5

Our family stayed in this beautiful home for a family reunion. It was lovely. Everything was well-organized and well- stocked. Plenty of sheets, towels, blankets, plates, glassware, tables, chairs, etc. for a large group. We loved the nineteenth century charm of the house. The children enjoyed playing hide and seek inside and loved playing in the yard outside. Our granddaughters were thrilled with their pretty little bedroom off of their parent's room. The whole house was decorated nicely. The bathrooms were adequate for a houseful of people. On a chilly night we had a fire in the stove. Our last night we had a lobster dinner. The porches are welcoming and the perfect backdrop for a group picture. The flower boxes and beds are beautiful and well taken care of. There is plenty of room inside and out for everyone. Hancock Point is a great location for taking a walk and for day trips to Acadia. The owner was very helpful and easy to work with. This house fit us perfectly and was just right for memory-making.

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect For Family Celebration!

  • 5 of 5

Our family and friends were celebrating a wedding on Hancock Point. We actually hosted the Rehearsal Dinner at the Crowe Home!

We were extremely satisfied with amenities, spaciousness and how the owner responded immediately to contact. Without a second thought, we would repeat a stay in this wonderful home!! Available: Laundry, two stoves, two fridges, linens. Deer, skunk, racoon - we saw these! Well-maintained grounds and home!!! GREAT RATES! We ALL (16 of us) decided when we win the lottery, we will make an offer on this fabulous home and property!

  • Submitted: Nov 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Big and beautiful

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time on Hancock Point! The house is huge and the property is lovely. the owners answered all my questions (even the silly ones) promptly. The walk down to the water is very short and the point is very quite it was a great place for all the little ones that were in our group. The back deck and yard of the house were the perfect spot to hang and play games and run around. We drove out to Acadia and Bar Harbor 3 days the drive is beautiful and really not that bad. I would visit this part of Maine again and I would recommend this house if you have a large group looking to vacation together!

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
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Car: not necessary

Hancock Point is a classic summer community surrounded by water. The beautiful 'Point' includes a boat harbor (sailing lessons available), tennis courts (lessons also available), historic library, chapel, and post office all within an easy walk. Great for riding bikes or walking. Kayak rental also available. The nearby Crocker House Country Inn offers fine dining and additional guest accommodations. Other excellent dining opportunities within five miles. Just 25 charming miles away is Mount Desert Island with Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park. Also nearby are several freshwater lakes for fishing, boating, swimming, and hiking, as well as a public golf course.

The town of Ellsworth with shopping (including L.L. Bean), restaurants, movies, and entertainment is just 15 minutes away. The Pierre Monteux conducting school offers evening concerts within 10 minutes. The perfect vacation get-away!

Other Activities: Historic Library within walking distance.


Rates & Availability

Hancock Point House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
July - 3rd week of Aug 2017
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 18 2017
7 night minimum stay
4th week of August 2017
Aug 19 2017 - Aug 25 2017
7 night minimum stay
late August - early Sept 2017
Aug 26 2017 - Sep 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
1st week of September 2017
Sep 2 2017 - Sep 8 2017
7 night minimum stay
2nd week of September 2017
Sep 9 2017 - Sep 15 2017
4 night minimum stay
3rd Week of June 2018
Jun 16 2018 - Jun 22 2018
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $0
Refundable damage deposit $200

Rates above include all taxes, linens, and cleaning fees. Security deposit is refunded if no damage during your rental.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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